Trumpet maintenance has three main parts:
- Daily Care Routine
- Occasional Deep Cleaning
- Trumpet Repair
Trumpet Maintenance – Daily Care Routine
There are 5 key steps to daily trumpet care:
- Oil Valves
- Grease Slides
- Clean Mouthpiece
- Empty Spit Valve(s)
- Check Horn
Read this article for details on completing each daily trumpet care step.
Trumpet Maintenance – Occasional Deep Cleaning
Every few months, it’s time to disassemble your trumpet for a deep cleaning. Let the parts soak, then gently brush them off. Grease, oil, and reassemble.
Read this article for full instructions on how to clean a trumpet.
Here are some common trumpet repairs: